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Caramel & Chocolate Thumbprints

Caramel & Chocolate Thumbprints

The powdered sugar on these cookies creates a crackly design after baking.

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40 min
Prep Time
6 hrs
Total Time


1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1 (12-ounce) package (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate chips

2/3 cup sugar

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 tablespoon vanilla

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

Powdered sugar

1/2 cup thick caramel ice cream topping

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter and chocolate chips in 2-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes or until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Cool completely.

  2. STEP 2

    Add sugar, eggs, vanilla and salt to chocolate mixture; stir until well mixed. Add flour; stir until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight until firm.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 325°F.

  4. STEP 4

    Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. (Dust hands with powdered sugar, if necessary.) Roll in powdered sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Make indentation in center of each cookie with thumb or back of teaspoon. Bake 10-12 minutes or until slightly firm to the touch. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Press indentation again with thumb or back of teaspoon. Fill each indentation with 1/2 teaspooncaramel ice cream topping.

Tip #1

For variety, fill each center with seedless raspberry jam instead of caramel.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

90 Calories
4.5 Fat (g)
20 Cholesterol (mg)
45 Sodium (mg)
13 Carbohydrates (g)
<1 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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